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Dental Crown to Protect Your Tooth

By | 2018-11-03T22:19:11+00:00 November 3rd, 2018|Ashburn Dentist|

When a tooth is cracked, decayed, or damaged, a dental crown may need to be fitted onto the tooth. A dental crown is a permanent covering that fits over the original tooth. Dental crowns can be made of porcelain, gold and other metals, acrylic resin, or an amalgam (a mix) of these materials. Porcelain crowns [...]

Dental Emergencies

By | 2018-11-03T21:54:51+00:00 November 3rd, 2018|Ashburn Dentist|

Pediatric Dental Emergencies If you face a dental emergency, call Broadlands Family Dentistry immediately. If you need urgent treatment after hours, you can call our emergency number. Tips for Dental Emergencies Bitten Lip or Tongue Clean the bite gently with water. Use a cold compress (a cold wet towel or washcloth pressed firmly against the [...]

Halitosis/Bad Breath Treatment

By | 2018-11-03T20:45:31+00:00 November 3rd, 2018|Ashburn Dentist|

Halitosis/Bad Breath Bad Breath Treatment Ever have the feeling that people have avoided talking to you face to face or that they have backed away when you began a conversation? If either of these has happened to you, then maybe it is not you that is offending, but, your breath. Halitosis (also known as bad [...]

Teeth Whitening

By | 2018-04-15T01:30:11+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Ashburn Dentist|

Discoloration and staining of the teeth is often a problem that many people encounter. Therefore,  many choose to undergo teeth whitening. Teeth whitening is a common dental procedure that improves the color and shade of the teeth, making your smiles much more attractive. At Broadlands Family Dentistry we offer teeth whitening services. Using the latest [...]

Periodontal Disease

By | 2017-12-10T02:47:16+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Dental Tips|

What is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease should always be part of your regular dental check-up. A periodontal probe is gently used to measure the sulcus (pocket or space) between the tooth and the gums. The depth of a healthy sulcus measures three millimeters or less and does not bleed. The periodontal probe helps indicate if [...]

Caring for Teeth After Extraction

By | 2018-04-15T01:28:19+00:00 May 20th, 2016|Ashburn Dentist, Dental Tips|

After tooth extractions, it’s important for a blood clot to form to stop the bleeding and begin the healing process. That’s why we ask you to bite on a gauze pad for 30-45 minutes after the appointment. If the bleeding or oozing still persists, place another gauze pad and bite firmly for another 30 minutes. [...]